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Pitlochry Travel Guide

The quaint town of Pitlochry is nestled in Perthshire, Scotland and is a popular tourist destination in the UK. The Victorian town is loved for hillwalking, fishing, and enjoying some whisky at the two famous distilleries. There is always an adventure to be had in Pitlochry, whether in its beautiful mountain scenery, at a local store, or tucking into traditional Scottish food at a pub.

Things to Do in Pitlochry

The mountain of Ben Vrackie is popular challenge for walkers looking for an active day out with breathtaking views. Alternatively, make your way to Blair Castle -- the location where Queen Victoria vacationed in 1842.

For whisky fans, the Blair Athol Distillery is an absolute must. As one of the oldest distilleries in Scotland, Blair Athol has its own visitor center to learn all about the process and, of course, sample the product! The Edradour Distillery is equally as good and worthy of a trip.

Best Time to Visit Pitlochry

Visitors tend to arrive in October for the Enchanged Forest -- an annual lightshow -- as well as in September for the Highland Games.

Price and Availability Index in Pitlochry

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Pitlochry is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Pitlochry is in the high season in August. Pitlochry has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Pitlochry tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Pitlochry tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Pitlochry

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Pitlochry. The hottest month in Pitlochry is August, when temperatures peak at 82 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Pitlochry is June with 8.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 2.12 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Pitlochry

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more. Pitlochry has 3204 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Pitlochry is available at $23 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $176 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Pitlochry can pick from 308 places to stay that provide WiFi. 92 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Choose from 12 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Pitlochry? Then choose one of the 304 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 10 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 142 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 4 providers in Pitlochry, including 272 places to stay from Airbnb, 56 accommodations from Homeaway and 20 places to stay from Agoda

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